1. I ALWAYS overreact when it comes to grades.
2. Ending my college career may not be such a bad thing at all. It eats up a lot of time and has very little in the way of pay-off.
The project itself was a cool one. Had it worked, it would have entailed using genetic algorithms to evolve thousands of generations of neural networks that can play Connect-4. As it is, every single network I produced simply stacked their pieces in a single column. Oh, well.